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are stronger an elections. thank you very much. >> gregg: president obama arriving in the battleground state of nevada just a short while ago. he is set to hold a rally in high school in las vegas later tonight. he is limiting his public schedule in nevada so he can hunker down to prepare for the first presidential debate on wednesday. ed henry is traveling with the president. he is live in las vegas. don't keep it to yourself there but what is the expectations game going on? >> reporter: there is huge expectations game. they are trying to say woe is the president. he has been very busy as commander in chief so he hasn't been able to prepare like mitt romney has. they are trying to raise the expectations for mitt romney by sailing he has had all this practice but also that he had sort of batting practice during tough republican primaries. here is david plouffe on one of sunday showing. >> he has prepared any more than any kind in history. we believe governor romney. he has been a good debate they are the past. he has clever things in his pocket. we understand he'll have a good night on wedne
? >> president obama is leadion in the polls nationally now and leading in the swing states so the question is how do you reaffirm the existing status quo, in a sense the sale has been made. and he is just there not to seeking any short of dramatic moment. he just wants this thing to happen and be history. for mitt romney i think the problem is and i think this came out in your interview, >> gretchen: chris, suddenly you hear the republicans talking about a choice election. bill kristol said look you got to go at obama's record and make it not only about what he has done in the past but what he is likely to do in the future. that is what the prescription will be for the republicans. most people will watch the debate and a lot of people will watch. they think about 50 million people. a huge audience. if those people come together table are going to make up their mind that would be one thing. most of those people have already made up their minds. i think they are watching for the human moment and that zinger. i think that is what people will take away. >> chris: i want to talk about lawyer yo
. the new nbc news/"wall street journal"/marist poll has president obama up in all nine battleground states. in the same poll the president leads mitt romney 53% to 39% in nevada amongst folks who say they're going to vote early. while mitt romney leads 57% to 39% among election-day voters. the president's lead even big anywhere north carolina among voters, 57-41. how dot early voting numbers, how do they affect the race? >> they affect the race because you're trying to bank your votes. the people who are going to vote for you. the obama folks want those people to come out, turn out and vote right away. we've saw president obama campaigning in ohio earlier last week. and president obama had this message -- one, register to vote. and two when early voting starts, on tuesday october 2nd, go to the polls right now. they want to start banking the votes. it was a strategy in 2008. to prevent any type of october surprise, you want to get, if you're an obama voter go vote now and get that done. get it out of the way. >> you mentioned the october surprise, you look at the numbers closer than just a
financial regulations the obama administration has been doing battle with states across the country. joining us two state attorneys general who find themselves in the middle of the legal show downs. gentlemen, welcome. >> well, thank you. >> thank you, shannon. >> shannon: general wilson i want to start with you. talk about south carolina's voter i.d. law requires various forms of photo i.d. for those who are going to show up and vote. it has been argued before a panel of federal judges now. do you think it survives? >> well, first off we always knew this was going to be an uphill battle just because you look at who you are fighting but south carolina has gone to great lengths over the last several years to craft a law that protects the integrity of the ballot box while ensuring the individual right to vote is not touched and that is remains sacred and south carolina stands by its law and we believe we have a good law and we are guardedly optimistic that we will prevail but you just never know in these types of cases. >> shannon: there basically would be a pass this year if the law is upheld
enlisted by the obama campaign are going to appear in sweng states this coming week, ohio, florida and wisconsin, back to you in new york. >> clayton: oh, boy, the dirtness not over yet, 36 days left now. >> alisyn: i've lost track. >> clayton: get out your abacus, receipt n-- right now, president obama and mitt romney are behind closed doors and doing debate prep and rob portman doing the debate prep for mitt romney has been going after him, really, really tough and governor, trying to throw him off and get him agitated, but the vice-presidential candidates are out, they're basically doing the campaigning right now. >> alisyn: they're in some battle ground states and vice-president biden was in florida, whereas so was paul ryan, right, in florida. >> dave: in ohio, i believe. >> alisyn: in ohio. he was in ohio and he reminded his ohio audience about something that candidate obama said about guns and religion back in 2008. let's listen to obama back then. >> people have been beaten down they feel (inaudible) >> that was of course, the candidate at a san francisco fundraiser, talki
ant the obama care case. that was deference to congress or not. this actually is in the constitution, section 5, not the statute, but the 14th amendment. it's referring to congress. the state's rights argument. this isn't fair to states. what else did we talk about? texas 'affirmative action. in order to avoid a finding that you have discriminated against minorities, sometimes they might have to take race into account and do a racial affirmative action. that gets some conservatives upset about this. this is kind of a perfect storm of affirmative action deferring to congress state's rights. >> can i jump in here? it's interesting, we have a powerful narrative that progress is inevitable. with respect to race, i think what we see is progress is more fitful. we have significant progress which we are seeing in the wake of the 2008 elections. since section 5 sits that that space, it recognizes we have a past of historical discrimination and congress made a judgment that problem is likely to continue, which is why the covered jurisdictions need to seek it. the second point is the coverage
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